Kawai Tetsugoro (河合鉄五郎)

Tetsugoro KAWAI (1846 - ?) was a member of Kangi-tai from Gifu Nanamagaricho Town, Atsumi County. Later, he joined Shinsengumi (a group who guarded Kyoto during the end of Tokugawa Shogunate).

When the Boshin War broke out, he joined Kangi-tai led by Hyogonokami Matsudaira and run away from Edo.

He joined Shinsengumi led by Jiro YAMAGUCHI (Hajime SAITO) in Aizu but broke up in the Battle of Nyoraido. He kept being routed with Masachika KUMEBE and others, and surrendered to the new government army in Choshi City on November 18, 1868.