After the last of the company left, I pinned up all the Civil War blocks on my make-do design wall. Pinning is necessary b/c the act of putting up one block is guaranteed to knock off another, which in turns brings down at least another block.
The blocks may or may not be in their final arrangement but I can now see what colors I need more of and whether or not a block needs to be light or dark overall.
I will be using this print for the border... and will need to figure out fabric for the sashing. I'm currently thinking of a small cream or tan print like this one: