平井加尾 -Hirai Kao-
1839-1909 (age 70)
The younger sister of Shujiro Hirai, a feudal retainer of Tosa Domain. She was a childhood friend of Sakamoto Ryoma and is said to have been his first love. She moved to the capital of Kyoto to serve as retainer to Tomohime, the elder sister of feudal lord Yodo Yamauchi. Tomohime had married into the Sanjo lineage, and Hirai Kao accompanied her. While there, she aided memebers of the Tossa Kinno-to movement.