from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. a division of an army carrying the materials and implements required for the passage of troops across a river; a pontoon-train.
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The lack of mobility in any bridge-train which can be pronounced always trustworthy may, perhaps, compel the adoption, in addition to the _bateau_-train, of a light equipage for use in quick movements.
That in each regiment two of the companies shall be assigned to duty as pontoniers, and each be furnished with a bridge-train complete.
Marshal Paskevitch near Ossiek, -- viz., that in neither case was there the bridge-train necessary for the purpose, and both were obliged to procure and take up the rivers large boats, bought by the French in