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Game Info[]

Improvement from American Civil War scenario. Can be built be an Military Engineer.

  • Constructed on:
    • Coast

Strategy[]

Allows land units to traverse this Coast tile. May only be constructed in a Coast tile with 4 or more land tiles adjacent to it. Constructed by an embarked Military Engineer, who is consumed by the construction of the Pontoon Bridge.

Civilopedia entry[]

Pontoon (or "floating") bridges were used by both sides during the war to allow the rapid crossing of rivers by infantry, artillery and wagons; an innovative, light-weight design known as Cumberland Pontoons was especially crucial during the Union campaigns across the deep South.

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1 Requires a DLC

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