Bryan, I am a decendant of Joshua Sweet. I have information about Joshua Sweet and his father and mother. His fathers' name was Josiah Sweet born 1748 in Woodbury and he married a women named Elizabeth born 1752 in Woodbury Connecticut. Joshia Sweet was also a captain in the War of 1812 and served with the Connecticut Army. Joshua Sweet born 07/03/1774 died, 02/15/1850 in Depeyster, NY married Mary Hurd born 12/28/1774 died 7/24/1853 in DePeyster N.Y. The also had another son Josiah born 2/20/1776 died 1/29/1880 named after his grandfather and also had a daughter named Julia born 10/23/1794 The second Josiah Sweet moved to Wisconsin and served in the 37th Wisconsin Infantry Company G. He was discharged as a private. His allegiance was with the Union. He is Joshua Sweet's father
Hope this helps--I have more information about Wisconsin Sweet as my mother was a Sweet.