1. Shōgitai (group of former Tokugawa retainers opposed to the Meiji government and fought in the battle of Ueno)Historical term, See also 上野戦争
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2. ShōgitaiThe Shōgitai (彰義隊, lit. "League to Demonstrate Righteousness") was an elite corps of the Shogunate during the Bakumatsu period in Japan. The Shōgitai took a large part in the battles of the Boshin war, especially at the Battle of Toba-Fushimi, and the Battle of Ueno, where they were nearly exterminated.
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