Early was certain of a complete victory already won, and did not want to lose any more of his men in what he considered unnecessary fighting.
He exulted in the conviction that he had avenged his defeat of a month before at Winchester
The cavalry pursued the retreating Rebels, followed and supported by the 19th Corps as far as Strasburg
and Fisher's Hill
The cavalry pushed on to Edenburg
keeping the Johnnies on a jump and gathering prisoners and spoils of war at every step.
This virtually ended the services of the 121st in the valley of the Shenandoah