Naoe Kanetsugu

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Kanetsugu was a son of Higuchi Sôemon Kanetoyo and served Uesugi Kagekatsu. He was largely responsible for the Uesugi manuevers against Tokugawa's allies in the north. He captured Hataya castle but was defeated at Hasedo castle. After the Uesugi were transferred to Yonezawa in 1601, Kanetsugu received an income of 60,000 koku but soon after retired.