- Title: Iwami no kami
- Distinction: Uesugi retainer
Kageshige was a close retainer of Uesugi Kenshin and held Hagi castle in Echigo province. Active in Kenshin's campaigns in the Kanto region, in 1569 he was dispatched to the Hôjô to conclude a peace treaty.
- Initial text from Sengoku Biographical Dictionary (Samurai-Archives.com) FWSeal & CEWest, 2005