Mahomet on his part was not idle; he solicited the assistance of the Mahometan princes, pressed them with all the motives of religion, and obtained a reinforcement of two thousand musketeers from the Arabs, and a train of artillery
from the Turks.
Early in the American Revolution, Colonel Henry Knox's "noble train of artillery
,'' from Fort Ticonderoga to the Continental Army camp outside Boston, traveled on Route 20 in Northboro and Marlboro.
The trip required nearly 150 men at some points and 80 yoke of oxen to pull the train of artillery