Among the leading officers who participated in the meeting were Generals Early, John B. Gordon, Edward Johnson, I. R. Trimble, W. B. Taliaferro, William Smith, W. N. Pendleton, Fitz. Lee, M. Ransom, William Terry, Benjamin Huger, Robert Ransom, L. L. Lomax, George H. Steuart, C. W. Field, W. S. Walker, B. T. Johnson, J. D. Imboden, R. L. Walker, Harry Heth, Samuel Jones, John S. Preston, Henry A. Wise, George E. Pickett, D. H. Maury, M. D. Corse, J. H. Lane, James L. Kemper, J. A. , Joseph R. Anderson, William McComb, Geo. H. Stuart, L. L. Lomax, Surgeon-General Samuel Preston Moore, Generals C. M. Wilcox, W. B. Taliaferro, R. E. Colston, William H. Payne, William P. Roberts, Eppa Hunton, Daniel Ruggles, J. D. Imboden, Robert Ransom, B. D. Fry, R. L. Page, D. A. Weisiger, William R. Terry, Williams C. Wickham, Hon. John W. Daniel, and other distinguished men with many accomplished ladies were present in carriages.
The exercises on the grounds were as follows:
Simon B. Buckner, Frankfort, Ky.
Joseph Wheeler, Wheeler, Ala.
Alexander P. Stewart, Oxford, Miss.
Wade Hampton, United States Senate, Washington.
John B. Gordon, Atlanta, Ga.
Gustavus W. Smith, New York.
LaFayette McLaws, Savannah, Ga.
C. W. Field, Washington, D. C.
S. G. French, Holly Springs, Miss.
C. L. Stevenson, Washington, D. C.
John H. Forney, Alabama.
Dabney H. Maury, Richmond, Va.
Henry Heth, United States Coast Survey.
Robert Ransom, Jr., Weldon, N. C.
Cadmus M. Wilcox, Montgomery, Ala.
J. L. Kemper, Orange Courthouse, Va.
Fitzhugh Lee, Glasgow, Va.
W. B. Bate, United States Senate, Washington.
Robert F. Hoke, Raleigh, N. C.
W. H. F. Lee, Burke's Station, Va.
J. B. Kershaw, Camden, S. C.
M. C. Butler, United States Senate, Washington.
E. C. Walthall, United States Senate.
L. L. Lomax, Blacksburg, Va.
P. M. P. Loung, Atlanta, Ga.
T. L. Rosser, Charlottesville, Va.
W. W. Allen, Montgomery, Ala.