Private Ira Baker was a soldier in Duty Shumway's company (per affidavit below):
State of New York
5 November 1850
7th Regiment NY, detached militia
Commanded by Lieutenant Colonel James Green
Volunteered May 1812 for 6 months; participated in the war for 5 months
Affidavit Verified by Walton Swetland, J.P.
29 November 1812
Receive Pay Until 8 December 1812
[discharge signed by Gen Pettit at Champlain hdqtrs]
Ira Baker married Jerusha P. Backus on May 11, 1817, in Freetown, New York. Joseph Watrous and Samuel Welch witnessed Ira's statement regarding his marriage.