Ito Tetsugoro (伊藤鉄五郎)

Tetsugoro ITO (1840 - June 20, 1868?) from Kyoto, Yamashiro Province, was a member of the Shinsengumi. He served as a corporal. Later, he served as a commander.

He joined the Shinsengumi in 1864. It is said that during the Boshin War, he participated in the Battle of Toba-Fushimi and the Battle of Koshu-Katsunuma, and he was killed in the Battle of Shirakawaguchi. He died at the age of 29. There is a theory that he died on intercalary April 25.

Among Nobori NAKAJIMA' paintings, Ito was painted when he was fighting in Shirakawa.

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