Shoes and clothing for the army were scarce, ordnance supplies and drugs were scarcer.
The train bearing the wounded had already come in and the litter bearers were working swiftly in the hot sun, transferring wounded into ambulances and covered ordnance wagons.
Where vacant lots had been a year before, there were now factories turning out harness, saddles and shoes, ordnance-supply plants making rifles and cannon, rolling mills and foundries producing iron rails and freight cars to replace those destroyed by the Yankees, and a variety of industries manufacturing spurs, bridle bits, buckles, tents, buttons, pistols and swords.
There are no more uses of "ordnance" in the book.
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But first I need your ordnance.
Rick Yancey -- The 5th Wave
Another blast as the ordnance in the magazine continues to detonate.