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the officers of the corps were charged with the work of selecting positions and directing their fortification. On the morning of the 3d of June, a gallant assault by the whole Union army was directed against Pontoon-bridges. Strips of water a few hundred feet wide often nullify the plans for entire armies. This page of pontoon-bridges gives some idea of the inestimable services of the Engineer Corps. In the upper photograph is one of the pontoon-bridges across the James, at Powhatan Point, near Harrison's Landing, which was used by part of General Grant's army in the march from Cold Harbor to Petersburg. Below to the left is shown a pontoon-bridge over the James with a movable draw, to let vessels pass through. On the right is the pontoonbridge at Broadway Landing on the Appomattox, over which General Smith's corps moved to make the first attack on Petersburg. Pontoon-bridge where Grant crossed the James in June, 1864 Pontoon-bridge across the Appomattox Ponto