Nagao clan

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The Nagao kamon.

The Nagao of Echigo claimed descent from the Taira. For many years they ruled Echigo for the Uesugi, by the early part of the 16th Century being pillars of the Yamaouchi Uesugi line. The main line of the Nagao became Uesugi in 1561, when Uesugi Kenshin assumed that name.